Professor Sir Adam Roberts FBA explores how knowledge and understanding of other societies, their pasts, economies and social structures plays a crucial role in diplomacy and international security.
Professor Vicki Bruce FBA insists that an interdisciplinary approach is key in the study of research that drives innovation forward.
Professor John Kay FBA speaks about the role of economics in fuelling prosperity and growth, especially for business and finance when dealing with the unexpected.
Professor Jonathan Bate FBA discusses Shakespeare being a 'living, changing reference point' for us, even today as well as why his work is important for understanding our own culture.
Dame Hazel Genn FBA questions the law and how it supports social order, the wellbeing of the nation and economic development.
Lord Peter Hennessy of Nympsfield FBA explores the idea of the UK as a healthy, open democracy through the study of history.
Professor Anthony Heath FBA speaks on the challenges of inequality and why sociology is a vital discipline.
Professor Mary Beard FBA weighs in on the continued study of the ancient world as a dynamic and every-changing research area.
Professor Conor Gearty FBA discusses what academics can bring to the judiciary and the resource they can be for policy-makers and politicians interested in reason.
The Reverend Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch Kt FBA discusses the purpose of studying history and how it is presented, in order to learn from it for prosperity.
Lord Nicholas Stern of Brentford FBA explores the notion of ‘prosperity’ in its widest sense, far beyond its purely financial meaning.